Regions / North America
Thirty-six years into the U.S. base build-up in the Greater Middle East, military force has failed as a strategy for controlling the region, no less defeating terrorist organizations.
The Middle East is hardly a cheery place these days. But there's one silver lining: The Iran deal is paying off big.
Democracy might not be for everyone, but, like Americans, the Middle East just wants to be free.
Instead of just talking about inequality, the global business elites gathering in Switzerland can do something about it: Stop dodging their taxes.
The administration needs to face its inability to achieve regime change in Syria and the destruction of the Islamic State.
A Canadian oil conglomerate is suing the U.S. over its actions to protect the climate. It’s a small taste of what could come under the TPP.
When nuclear weapons become user-friendly, they will be used.
Our wildly inflated fear of terrorism is a self-fulfilling prophecy.
In its failure to prosecute bona fide war criminals, the Obama administration has left the door open for all manner of rights abusers to succeed it.
In one fell swoop, President Obama could erase the stain of Guantanamo and make major headway on normalization with Cuba.